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How Ashton Kutcher Finds Startups Like Airbnb And Spotify To Invest In

CNBC's Maria Bartiromo asked Kutcher how he finds the deals, and what he looks for in a startup.<p>Kutcher didn't mention being close with fellow tech investors like SV Angel's Ron Conway, who are certainly part of his vetting process. But he did mention what he looks for in companies.<p>He says he …

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Why Startups Live

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Andrew Montalenti and a a follow-up to Andrew’s earlier article, Why Startups Die. Andrew is the co-founder and CTO of Parse.ly, a technology startup that provides big data insights to the web’s best publishers. He blogs at pixelmonkey.org. You can follow him</i> …

Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing

Indoor Location and Positioning technology is the Next Big Thing. It is bringing the power of GPS and Maps indoors. We spend most of our time …

7 Things to Think About Before Creating a Logo for your Startup

It doesn’t matter if you’re working with a top-tier design firm or going at it alone with dusty copy of CS5, creating a logo can be a challenging process for anyone. This is especially true if you’re designing for your own startup — it’s difficult enough to run a company, let alone break its entire …

'Draw Something' studio OMGPOP reportedly shuttered amid Zynga layoffs

One year ago, Zynga paid $180 million for OMGPOP, the creator of the wildly popular game <i>Draw Something</i> for iOS and Android. Zynga seems to have decided that was a $180 million mistake. After directly writing off up to $95 million of OMGPOP last October, it now appears that Zynga is completely …

OttoCat makes Apple's app store useable again for indie developers — and app buyers

In the good old days, Apple’s app store had a few thousand apps, and you could probably browse all of them to find what you wanted.<p>That lasted about 30 seconds.<p>Today, the iOS app store has probably 775,000 apps. It’ll hit a million in June or so, right behind Google Play. And while Apple is …

This $22K sniper rifle comes with a WiFi server, USB ports, an iPad mini … and aims itself

If only Duke Nukem could see this BFG.<p>The new TrackingPoint sniper rifle doesn’t fire when you pull the trigger. Rather, it fires when it knows it will hit the target you’re aiming at. And then streams video to the included iPad mini to allow you to share your hunting or sharpshooting experience …

Garrett Camp’s Expa Aims to Channel StumbleUpon and Uber Lessons Into New Companies

After co-founding StumbleUpon and Uber, Garrett Camp wants to do more of the same: Generate ideas, make prototypes and turn them into companies.<p>His …

Webydo Makes It Easier For Designers To Build Websites By Creating The Code For Them

Webydo is a cloud-based SaaS for designers who want to be able to sell their website design services without having to get their own hands dirty doing any coding or hire a developer to do it for them. The system offers a custom CMS where designers can build the website. Once they’re happy with the …

Should Your Startup Go Freemium?

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Jules Maltz is a general partner at IVP and focuses on later-stage venture investments in rapidly-growing Internet and software companies.</i> <i>Follow him on Twitter.</i> <i>Daniel Barney is a senior associate at IVP and focuses on later-stage venture investments in digital media and information</i> …

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Galaxy S4 vs iPhone 5 drop test: not again, Samsung!

Eight months ago we brought you the world’s first Galaxy S3 versus iPhone 5 drop test. As much as we hated to admit it at the time, the iPhone proved superior to the Galaxy S3 when it comes to build quality and sturdiness. The S3’s plastic cover popped open upon impact with the ground, and its …

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These Guys Are Selling Their Private Photo-Sharing App Divvy From The Back Of A VW Bus

Bootstrapping founders, Jeremy Greenfield and Kayvon Olomi, have taken a non-traditional route to marketing their new photo aggregation and sharing application, Divvy. They’ve hopped into a 1973 VW camper bus and are on a cross-country road trip to tour colleges around the U.S., in an attempt to …

Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg: $845 million a year

Facebook COO and author Sheryl Sandberg scores mega-sized gain from restricted shares that vested last year.<p>Seems like the whole world knows Mark Zuckerberg got $2.3 billion after Facebook went public last May. Turns out Sheryl Sandberg, an executive he lured away from Internet giant Google, did …

Wavii Confirms Google Buy, Shuts Down Its Service To Make Natural Language Products For The Search Giant

Wavii, the natural language technology startup, has updated its home page, and its previously-monochromatic logo, to officially confirm that it has been acquired by Google — a deal that we noted earlier this week was “north of $30 million.” And to set speculation running about what might be coming …

Facebook Buys Parse To Offer Mobile Development Tools As Its First Paid B2B Service

Facebook has just acquired Parse, marking its entry into a whole new business category: paid tools and services for developing mobile apps.<p>The company is buying the mobile-backend-as-a-service startup (yes, the industry acronym is mBaaS) in a deal that we’ve heard is worth $85 million. [Update: And …

Half a Million and Counting...

Half a Million and Counting…<p>Inside Flipboard / April 11, 2013<p>It’s been two weeks since the new edition of Flipboard was released, allowing readers to …

Bitcoin mining costs real world money

The active mining of virtual currency in the online world for real world profit is nothing new. This has been a common process in a number of online …

The 45 Best Photos From The Department Of Interior's Instagram

Amazing photos.

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

What She Said<p>Paper towels are not coffee filters.<p>By Beca Grimm2 days agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>The California native's debut album <i>Expectations</i> is …